Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering
United States

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer of Industrial and Systems Engineering (Fixed Term)

Viterbi School of Engineering Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California, one of the nation’s top research universities, seeks a candidate for a teaching position to teach undergraduate and graduate students in courses offered by the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the Viterbi School of Engineering. This is a full time, one year fixed-term, benefits eligible faculty position on the non-tenure track. The USC Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, persons from underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are interested in exceptional candidates at all levels. Competitive candidates will have the training and experience necessary to teach effectively in a highly-ranked department that advances undergraduate students through an accredited BS degree program and graduate students enrolled in MS and PhD programs. While we are interested in candidates with backgrounds in all areas of Industrial and Systems Engineering, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Analytics (Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive), Data Mining, Optimization, Systems Simulation, and computational tools for analytics (Python, R, SAS, SQL).

We invite applications from candidates knowledgeable in Industrial and Systems Engineering, and will focus on a candidate’s promise and/or track record during the review process. This is primarily a teaching position; all candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching. The position will require the majority of the time to be spent on teaching and teaching-related duties with reduced obligation for research and university service. An earned doctorate degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering or a closely related field is required.

The anticipated start date is August 16, 2021. Applications must include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and names of at least three professional references at least two of whom must be familiar with and able to comment on the applicant’s teaching experience. Applicants may optionally include a research statement and a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. Applications should be submitted by April 30, 2021, however all candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top engineering schools in the world. It counts 189 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $200 million annually. With 21 tenure track/tenured and 6 teaching faculty, the USC Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is one of the nation’s leading centers of research and education in the field.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. In addition to its commitment to faculty diversity, the USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.

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